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The BibRave Podcast Ep. 113: Running and Living Off the Grid – Zach Miller

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This week on Episode 113 of The BibRave Podcast we’re super excited to bring you our conversation with Zach Miller! Zach was the first American male to win the CCC in 2015, and his other race creds include top ten finishes at UTMB in 2016 and 2017, and wins at the JFK 50, Lake Sonoma 50, and TNF 50 multiple years in a row. This week’s episode is brought to you by our friends at CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association) and their ‘Go Run program – providing free timed 5K and 1-Mile events at parks located across the Chicagoland area.

But beyond all the running, Zach opens up about his minimalist approach to life “off the grid,” living and working as a caretaker for Barr Camp on Pikes Peak, without potable water, Wi-Fi (😱), and many other creature comforts.

Zach shares some really unique insights about turning his passion for running in the mountains into a career (and changing sponsors from Nike to The North Face).

Lastly – here’s Zach showing how pros aid station

And don’t forget, listeners, The BibRave Podcast is going LIVE on Saturday, October 6th in Chicago! We will be interviewing Meb Keflezighi and Peter Sagal of NPR and that episode will air next Friday, October 12th so be sure to subscribe so you get don’t miss out. As always, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!


Show Notes:


For those digging the sweet ukulele intro music, that comes to us from the talented musician and running coach, Matt Flaherty. Check out his site for more audio goodness!

If you like what you hear and want to get more, please subscribe in iTunes and leave a review. That pleases our overlords at iTunes… 😬

If you want more from the BibRave running community, check out our race review page at BibRave.com or follow us on Twitter @BibRave.

Thanks, and hope you enjoy!

3 comments on “The BibRave Podcast Ep. 113: Running and Living Off the Grid – Zach Miller

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